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Europaediatrics 2020

2020 03 Sep

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Ultrasound-Guided Intravenous Lines

2019 06 Aug

Research published in Annals of Emergency Medicine demonstrates the benefits of using ultrasound to give guidance to caregivers during intravenous (IV) line placement in children. Researchers from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) identified the difficulty in accessing children’s veins and found that using ultrasound as guidance improved... Read more

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Paediatrics

2019 30 May

It is never easy when children are in the hospital. And it is even more stressful when they're in the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). When a child is admitted to the PICU, it means that they require the highest level of medical care. Children in the PICU present with different symptoms and conditions - from serious infections to heart conditions;... Read more

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Infographic

2019 30 May

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Europaediatrics 2019

2019 13 Jun

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Metabolic-based biomarkers have potential to triage children with sepsis

2018 14 Nov

A new study has validated potential biomarkers for a sepsis-triage model to distinguish sepsis patients requiring care in the paediatric intensive care unit (PICU) from sepsis identified in the paediatric emergency department (PED) that does not require ICU admission. The study, led by Beata Mickiewicz and colleagues from the University of Calgary... Read more

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A helping hand for paediatric intensive care

2018 01 Oct

Doctors working in the eight-bed Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at the Ramón y Cajal University Hospital in Madrid use point-of-care ultrasound extensively to evaluate the condition of critically ill children, and find it essential to their work. Dr José Luis Vázquez Mart í nez, Head of UCIP at Hospital Ramón y Cajal, with over 25... Read more